Every year we welcome marching bands from around the world to take part in the iconic St. Patrick's Festival Parade, Dublin. If you would like to get involved, please drop us a line!

Our 2023 parade is currently full. If you would like to apply for 2024 or beyond, you can send a brief overview of your band to and a member of our team will follow up when possible. We strongly encourage range and diversity in applications. Please note that the St. Patrick’s Festival does not have any preferred suppliers or agents in selecting bands participating in the Parade.


Calling Ireland’s Food & Craft Traders!

We're looking for expressions of interest from food and craft traders for Festival Quarter at St. Patrick’s Festival, which will be based in an outdoor city centre location in Dublin from March 16 – 20.

St. Patrick's Festival reflects the very best of Irish culture, celebrating our proud heritage and uplifting our contemporary way life. We are keen to showcase an array of tastes from Ireland’s exciting and diverse contemporary food scene, as well the very best in Irish arts, craft and design.

If you're interested in being part of Festival Quarter at St. Patrick’s Festival 2022, please send an email* with your details, a biography, a short note on what you do, along with images of your products, brand and store front (stall, food truck etc.) to

*Please include 'Trader Expression of Interest' in the subject line.


St. Patrick’s Festival is committed to providing digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and applying current best practice. In 2021 we will provide Closed Captioning and International Sign Language for selected programming on SPF TV. When developing our accessibility programme, St. Patrick’s Festival consulted with sign language professionals and captioning services to create the most accessible festival we could with the resources available to us. For further information please contact

All of our youth focused events are highlighted in the SPF Og strand. All other events are programmed for an adult audience, there will be no strobe lighting, no adult language and events that are subtitled will be marked.

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